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Reunion Was a Blast!
ore than 300 alumni and guests flocked to campus on November 16, 2013. Put simply, Class Reunion rocked. The celebration kicked off with breakfast at Philadelphia’s historic Bellevue Hotel, followed by a series of on-campus events. First, a panel discussion by distinguished faculty: “Transforming Medical Care at Temple.” Next a luncheon, capped off by campus tours. Interactive sessions in the robotic and hybrid operating rooms were big hits. Later, it was back to the Bellevue for the Reunion Banquet, with Alumni Association President Darilyn Moyer, MD ’85, presiding. Temple University President Dr. Neil Theobald and Dean/CEO Dr. Larry Kaiser welcomed the returning graduates and guests, expressing gratitude for their support. “I am proud to say 34
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that, together, we have done much to expand the reach of the ‘Temple T,’” Kaiser said. Exemplary individuals were honored that night. The Honored Professor Award went to Ellen Tedaldi, MD, Professor of Medicine, for her dedication to medical education at Temple. Theodore Wagner, MD ’68, a Seattle-based spine specialist, received the Alumni Service Award for his generosity to Temple. Jonathan Ellen, MD ’88, president of All Children’s Hospital, in St. Petersburg, FL, received the Alumni Achievement Award for his accomplishments. The Henry P. Laughlin Alumnus of the Year Award went to Alfred Michael, MD ’53, Emeritus Dean of the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dining and dancing followed. “It was a blast,” said Eugene Kern, MD ’63, of upstate New York. “We did not want to leave.”
SAVE THE DATE
› NOVEMBER 8, 2014
Reunion for School of Medicine graduates of class years ending in 4 and 9. Mark your calendar now, and watch the mail for your official invitation.
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Winter 2014 Issue of Temple Health Magazine